The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 55 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 8 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.58% 0.97% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.00% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Front-End Developer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
496 500 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.22% 96.90% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 384 383 318
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Watford region.

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Watford

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) Subversion
2 11 (78.57%) Ajax
3 9 (64.29%) Photoshop
4 8 (57.14%) XHTML
5 7 (50.00%) MySQL
5 7 (50.00%) MVC
6 6 (42.86%) HTML5
6 6 (42.86%) CSS3
6 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
7 5 (35.71%) Web Development
7 5 (35.71%) jQuery
7 5 (35.71%) W3C
7 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
8 4 (28.57%) Backbone.js
8 4 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 4 (28.57%) Ember.js
9 2 (14.29%) Social Media
9 2 (14.29%) WordPress
9 2 (14.29%) Content Management
9 2 (14.29%) Adobe
9 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (14.29%) Web Design
10 1 (7.14%) CMS
10 1 (7.14%) JSP
10 1 (7.14%) Java

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) WordPress
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Subversion
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Grunt
3 1 (7.14%) Bower
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) Ajax
3 8 (57.14%) XHTML
4 6 (42.86%) HTML5
4 6 (42.86%) CSS3
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
6 4 (28.57%) Ember.js
6 4 (28.57%) Backbone.js
6 4 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (7.14%) Sass
7 1 (7.14%) JSTL
7 1 (7.14%) JSP
7 1 (7.14%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) W3C
2 2 (14.29%) Social Media
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 5 (35.71%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe